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McDowell Center for Children

McDowell Center for Children

Drug Rehab Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee

  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis

The McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, Tennessee is an addiction treatment facility offering a range of services for those struggling with drug addiction, alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues, including dual-diagnosis, inpatient, partial-hospitalization, and outpatient levels of care, with accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and acceptance of private health insurance.

About This Tennessee Facility

McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, Tennessee is an Addiction Treatment Facility that offers a range of services for those struggling with drug addiction, alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues. McDowell Center for Children provides dual-diagnosis, inpatient, partial-hospitalization, and outpatient levels of care. The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and accepts private health insurance.

McDowell Center for Children provides specialized care for those suffering from Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Substance Abuse. They understand the unique needs of each individual, and strive to create a safe and supportive environment for patients to begin their recovery journey. The team of experienced professionals provide individualized treatment plans tailored to meet the needs of each patient. They also offer compassionate aftercare programs and family support services. Through their high quality care, McDowell Center for Children helps patients discover the strength, courage, and hope to begin the lasting journey to recovery.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. McDowell Center for Children in Tennessee knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

    Levels of Care Offered at McDowell Center for Children

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Dyersburg, TN are about a month long.

    Therapies & Programs

    Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In McDowell Center for Children‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Attending group therapy at McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, Tennessee allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, TN move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Dyersburg, Tennessee, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by McDowell Center for Children.

    Addiction commonly results in malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This can be reflected in weight loss, hair loss or hair changes, skin irregularities. Eating correctly to replace lost vitamins and minerals while balancing your diet can build confidence. McDowell Center for Children will help you get back on track.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) uses low-dose nicotine drugs to eliminate tobacco addiction from smokers. Without smoking, the treatment at McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, TN brings nicotine into the bloodstream to minimize dependence on the physical habit, while detoxing the body from the attachment. To alleviate withdrawal symptoms, it also helps abusers to adapt to lower doses over time.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at McDowell Center for Children

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at McDowell Center for Children in Dyersburg, TN can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

    This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    McDowell Center for Children Location and Directions
    Address Information711 Hwy 51st Byp
    Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 Phone Number(731) 286-2861 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Dyersburg, Tennessee Addiction Information

    Tennessee joins the list of states with an above-average rate for drug and/or alcohol-induced deaths. Most of these deaths are related to opioids, such as prescription opioids. The Volunteer State ranks 2nd highest in the nation for the number of prescriptions given out. The state also ranks at the top for prescription drug-related overdoses.

    Prescription painkillers are a major problem in Dyersburg, Tennessee. More people die from overdoses of these drugs than from car accidents. Drug addiction and abuse can have a devastating impact on people's lives. There is an urgent need for more rehab and drug centers in Dyersburg due to an alarming increase in statics of addicts. Common treatment programs include inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, and halfway houses.

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